Sara Ford on .NET Rocks!

Sara Ford, our CodePlex Program Manager, recently appeared on .NET Rocks episode #296 which featured an open source panel discussion held at the DevTeach developer conference in Vancouver, BC. Sara Ford and three other panelists discuss open source and respond to questions from the audience. Go to .NET Rocks episode #296 to listen to the…


Microsoft’s OSI Approved Licenses Now Available

As announced this week, two licenses from Microsoft, the Microsoft Public License (previously known as the Microsoft Permissive License) and the Microsoft Reciprocal License (previously known as the Microsoft Community License), were approved by the Open Source Initiative.  These licenses are now available on CodePlex.   If you are an existing project owner and wish to…


CodePlex Job Opening: Program Manager

Do you have a passion for open source and want to help shape the direction of the CodePlex project? Do you love delivering customer-focused products? Interested in working with a small, high performance team in an agile environment? If so, then maybe you should be the CodePlex Program Manager! 🙂


TortoiseSVN support for CodePlex

We have published the SvnBridge project at SvnBridge is designed to allow using TortoiseSVN with Team Foundation Server.  It works by emulating a Subversion server and converting the calls to the TFS API.  SvnBridge works as a task tray application that you run on your developer workstation and pointing it at the TFS server, and then…


CodePlex Client June 2007 Release

We’ve finished adding patch support for CodePlex Client, and have therefore made our first official release (June 2007). You can download it here. In addition to supporting patch, this release is the first to be offered as stand-alone single executables (cpc.exe/tfc.exe) without any DLL dependencies. If you are using an older version of CodePlex Client,…


CodePlex to support TortoiseSVN

The number one new feature request from users is for CodePlex to support Subversion.  Specifically what users are telling us they want is the features and experience they get when using TortoiseSVN as a source control client.  It is important to us on the CodePlex team to provide our users the features they want and…


CodePlex Client Beta 2 Released

We just released beta 2 of the CodePlex Client. This release includes a number of notable features: Anonymous Access We shipped the server-side piece of anonymous access during last Monday’s CodePlex deployment. Today’s Beta 2 CodePlex Client (cpc.exe) release allows anybody to get read-only access to the source code of any project on the CodePlex…


Open-Sourcing the CodePlex Client

This morning we just published a CodePlex project for our source control client. We’ve released the source code under the Microsoft Permissive License. The source code is already available, and the internal and external issues have been moved to the public Issue Tracker. In addition to cpc.exe, we’ve also included a utility called tfc.exe, which works…


April 24 Deployment

We have 110 user votes covered in this deployment, plus a whole bucket-full of tweaks, bug fixes, and little improvements. Here are a few of the changes: The default font for the site is now Segoe UI. I think it looks much more streamlined as a result. (Segoe UI ships with Vista and Office 2007….


Why Did We Write the CodePlex Client?

I want to answer some speculation about what motivated our team to write the CodePlex source control client. When we chose Team Foundation Server as our source control system, we knew that there would be big reactions to our choice. We knew there would be a decent number of people who wanted the tight Visual…